No internet access today? Blame McAfee
August 21, 2012
Last night my mother complains to me that “nothing is working” which eventually gets translated to “the internet is down”. I show up to begin my standard diagnostic work. I don’t believe that it’s my Mother’s doing, because I long ago trained her to click “No” to everything — even if she ends up in an infinite loop (e.g. Flash install). Her computer randomly breaking down is actually something of a rarity. I ended up spending an hour doing all the standard reboots, entering safe mode, diagnostics, network reboots… until… McAfee.
Stargate Universe Season 2 arrives with a whimper
September 30, 2010
When Stargate Universe was first on the horizon, I had high hopes for it. After all Stargate SG-1 was awesome, and Stargate Atlantis was just as good, if not better (Editor’s Note: We like to pretend that Stargate Infinity doesn’t exist). Unfortunately, my high hopes for the new series were not to be realized in the first season. I’ll give a new show a chance though, because sometimes they just need to work out the kinks. I mean, Chuck was good when it started, but now (Season 4) it’s great. So let’s take a quick look back at Season 1 of SGU, and how SGU season 2 started. WARNING: Spoilers abound